The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 53 36 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 17 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.06% 5.16% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 6.23% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 9
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
594 562 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 71.91% 82.89% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 429 481 464
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 15 £22,500 -47.05% 7
Northumberland - 2 £32,500 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 50 (79.37%) C#
3 34 (53.97%) MVC
4 30 (47.62%) WPF
5 27 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (39.68%) HTML
7 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
8 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 21 (33.33%) OO
9 20 (31.75%) Computer Science
10 18 (28.57%) CSS
11 17 (26.98%) Degree
12 16 (25.40%) Multithreading
13 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
14 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 14 (22.22%) Modbus
15 12 (19.05%) Web Services
16 11 (17.46%) Scrum
17 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
18 9 (14.29%) jQuery
18 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (12.70%) WCF
19 8 (12.70%) LINQ
19 8 (12.70%) Java
20 6 (9.52%) JUnit
20 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
20 6 (9.52%) JIRA
20 6 (9.52%) CruiseControl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) Orchard CMS
1 1 (1.59%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 14 (22.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JUnit
1 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
1 6 (9.52%) CruiseControl
1 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.35%) NUnit
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Xcode
6 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.59%) MSTest
6 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (7.94%) Games
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Agile .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Software Developer
4 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Software Manager
5 8 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Java Software Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Junior
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Graduate
7 6 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Junior Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Junior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 30 (47.62%) WPF
3 27 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 25 (39.68%) HTML
5 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 18 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (19.05%) Web Services
9 9 (14.29%) jQuery
10 8 (12.70%) WCF
10 8 (12.70%) LINQ
11 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (7.94%) Ajax
12 4 (6.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (6.35%) RESTful
12 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.76%) XHTML
14 1 (1.59%) Kohana
14 1 (1.59%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.52%) Physics
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Social Gaming
3 3 (4.76%) Online Gambling
3 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) MVC
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
4 21 (33.33%) OO
5 16 (25.40%) Multithreading
6 11 (17.46%) Scrum
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.76%) OOP
7 3 (4.76%) SOA
7 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (3.17%) OOD
8 2 (3.17%) Game Development
8 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.59%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.59%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.59%) Release Management
9 1 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) C#
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.70%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.59%) PHP5
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Apple
3 1 (1.59%) Zend
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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